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Il Massimo del Gelato

#49 of 221 Ice Cream in Milan
#398 of 6,688 Places to Eat in Milan
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Via Lodovico Castelvetro, 18 | Piazza Risorgimento ang. via Pisacane, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 349 4943
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really nice gelato

I've been to this place twice and have to say they had some of the best gelato compared to the other 5 places I went to. Almost non existent seating area though - only one small bench that is good for 2 people. Service is average (never really found the service to be all that in Milan - compared... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The extreme in Gelato. Never ever seen such a variety of chocolate ice creams. Eight different chocolate tastes. It is a must visit. If in doubt eat all!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Really good gelato. Saw the crowd standing on the sidewalk waiting to get in and knew it must be good. 2 scoops, cup or cone 2.80 euro and well worth it. Must have about 40 flavors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

we really appreciated the ice cream in here. People from all over Milan rush to this place for their ice creams!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I was told this is one of the best gelato in milan and today I made it here. True enough the pistachio is really good, 100 percent Sicilian :Best pistachio ever!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I've been to this place twice and have to say they had some of the best gelato compared to the other 5 places I went to. Almost non existent seating area though - only one small bench that is good for 2 people. Service is average (never really found the service to be all that in Milan - compared to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Most pretentious ice cream place in Milano! Decor is worst than an arabian middle class brothel, ice cream is avarege, poor girls serving are dressed like 18 century maids and you feel so guilty for them that the cream tastes sour I don't need 10 bad chocolate flavors, I need a single good one

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

after i spent one whole day walking around milan just to find the best icecream in town i have to say that i found it here! though the portion size could be little bit bigger ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is hands down the best gelato you'll ever have. Because I've had gelato from everywhere, and they don't make it better anywhere else. It's sad to see they only have one outlet, but I guess that's what makes it less franchised and more authentic. Just go here. You won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The best gelato of Milano. So many flavors you don't know what to choose. And many chocolate flavours!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The most favorite one is the greek yogurt because it's the most yogurt you can get from gelato! The chocolate flavors are various. The fruits are also good and fresh. Very good. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lodovico Castelvetro, 18 | Piazza Risorgimento ang. via Pisacane, 20154 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 349 4943

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?